Scholarship Opportunities - West Texas Rehab

Scholarship Opportunities

Don Richburg Memorial Scholarship

Don Richburg Scholarship established in 2010 to a Graduating Senior involved in Rehab Livestock Program as a donor, buyer, showing an animal, or volunteering.

Don Richburg graduated from Roscoe High School in 1956. He enlisted in the Army and served as an Honor Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington, Virginia. After his military service, he worked as an engineer on the RS & P Railroad and later became a farmer and rancher until his passing in 2009 at the age of 71. Known affectionately as "Boss Hog," Don was a staunch supporter of 4-H and FFA. In 1991, he founded the West Texas Rehab Benefit and Pig Sale, raising thousands of dollars for rehab patients.

Abilene - Camp Rehab Buddy Scholarship

The Camp Rehab Buddy Scholarship is a one-time $1000 scholarship to one exceptional camp buddy that will be attending classes at a college or university in the same year. Applicants must volunteer for all three days of camp and then complete an application for the scholarship. Candidates are evaluated on Camp Rehab participation, GPA, community involvement, and an essay.

Barney and Loleta Barnhart Scholarship

The late D.M. (Barney) and Loleta Barnhart started the camp for Rehab patients in 1978. In the early years there were less than 20 campers and it was an overnight retreat. Their three daughters, Laura, Barbara and Linda, along with family and friends, continued to host the camp until 2019 when West Texas Rehab fully took over operations.

This scholarship is awarded to an exceptional San Angelo camp buddy.

Clinical Scholarship

Students who have been accepted into a clinical program such as OT, PT, ST, Nursing, etc., and have a desire to work for West Texas Rehab Center, may be eligible for a scholarship. Students may complete an application and if selected, WTRC will provide a monthly stipend to the student. Upon graduation and passing licensure exam, the student will begin employment at WTRC.